Art or smut?

Remember Attorney General John Ashcroft? One day he realized that there are bronzed breasts in the corridors of the Justice Department:

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So he ordered the statue covered up, a practice the Obama administration has continued.

The question of whether our eyes can gaze upon art has surfaced again this week and you can blame that pornographer Picasso.

 

When it went to auction this week, it went for $180 million, which is said to be the most money ever paid for art at auction, according to the Washington Post.

When a Fox News TV station in New York covered the story, it went all Ashcroft/Obama on the masterpiece.

New York magazine senior art critic Jerry Saltz called the TV station “sexually sick.”